June 11: Writing of the Declaration of Independence Begins
The Story of a Special Day for June 11
On June 11, 1776, the writing of the Declaration of Independence began. But that’s not all! On June 11, Joan of Arc attacked, Henry VIII got married, racehorse Sir Barton becomes the first Triple Crown winner, and the only successful escape from Alcatraz took place!
Welcome to The Story of a Special Day — the special occasion gift they’ll never throw away. It’s a whole book for the price of a premium card!
The story of a special day…
…What happened in history?
…Who was born?
What happened on *your* special day?
From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this book makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift — one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten!
June 11 birthdays include legendary actor John Wayne, first woman to hold federal office in the US Jeannette Rankin, ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, and football legends Joe Montana and Vince Lombardi. Terrorist Timothy McVeigh, newscaster David Brinkley, jazz legend Ornette Coleman,and Star Trek’s DeForest Kelley died.
There’s plenty to celebrate on June 11! Brazil honors its navy, the Honduras its students, Nova Scotians remember those killed on the job while mining, Hawaii celebrates the king who unified the islands. It’s also National German Chocolate Cake Day, African-American Music Appreciation Month, and in some years the Queen’s Official Birthday also falls on June 11.
Each volume of The Story of a Special Day is packed with rare historical photos and fascinating facts. Plus, holidays around the world; birthday gems, flowers, and other symbols; horoscope signs; sayings and superstitions; and much, much more!
With 86 pages packed with 42 historic photographs and illustrations, The Story of a Special Day is a feast for the eyes as well as for the brain.
A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, June 11: The Story of a Special Day will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion.
Look for upcoming titles covering each and every day of the year…because every day is a special day for someone you know! [Ebook coming soon!]